- Trevor Plouffe and Moises Sierra: Waiver Wire
as he qualifies in many leagues), then you should give him a look for the end.
Moises Sierra, TOR |OF| Ownership: ESPN - 4.9% Yahoo - 4.0%
So here's a name from off the beaten path and based
- The Burning Questions of Ruben Amaro
Phillies General Manager Ruben Amaro Jr. doesn’t know the difference between at bats and plate appearances, and how to calculate batting average, according to a recent broadcast, in which he
- Ruben Amaro on Analytics (and Evaluation)
Ruben Amaro had a reputation in Philadelphia. To many, the only evaluation tools he trusted were his scouts' eyes. Basically, he was an old-fashioned — if not backwards-thinking — general manager
- Ruben Tejada, Inevitable Cardinal
problem when Peralta does return. And on the minor acquisition spectrum, there was always one name who made a decent amount of sense: Ruben Tejada.
The signing of Asdrubal Cabrera made Tejada
- In Support of a Ruben Amaro Transaction
age-35/36 seasons, but unlike most of the Phillies moves over the last few years, I actually like this move for Philadelphia, and commend Ruben Amaro for getting the deal done.
The reported terms
- Ruben Tejada. Ouch.
- "At This Moment, Ruben Tejada is the Shortstop Here"
about a player.
“At this moment, Ruben Tejada is the shortstop here.”
“We don’t have a lot of options. He’s our main guy right now.”
“We just need him to get on base and turn the lineup over
- Haiku About Ruben Tejada and Service Time Manipulations
(You may first want to read this article.).
One day short of a season
Yes, a bad season
Fell one home run short of one
He shouldn't complain
- Phillies Move On From Ruben Amaro
In a move that has been widely expected for months, the Phillies announced today that they're not going to extend Ruben Amaro's contract, ending his tenure as general manager of the club.
- Ruben Amaro, Jr. and the Art of Deflection
right now, waiting to be printed -- to change the world forever.
Here are a few such books:
The Art of Deflection by Ruben Amaro, Jr.
The Phillies GM and former player provides sage advice
- JABO: Chase Utley Tackles Ruben Tejada
was the preferred outcome. But then Howie Kendrick hit a line drive up the middle, which Daniel Murphy fielded and flipped to shortstop Ruben Tejada in an effort to turn an inning-ending double play
- On Ruben Tejada and the Nature of Inside-the-Park Homers
that. The above GIFs included every inside-the-park home run before Wednesday except for Logan Forsythe’s which has been omitted as Alex Gordon was injured on the play.
On Wednesday, Ruben Tejada hit
- Ruben Amaro, Jr. Likes Green, Trading Outfielders
Oh hi. I didn't see you there. I'm Ruben Amaro, Jr. and I was just leaning on this railing, thinking about a couple of things that I really enjoy: the color green, and trading major league
- Projecting Matt Reynolds, Ruben Tejada's Replacement
And I thought I was done writing about prospect debuts for the year. With Ruben Tejada out of commission following his controversial rendezvous with Chase Utley, the Mets added 24-year-old Matt
- C.J. Cron & Ruben Tejada: Deep League Wire
and perhaps those in deep mixed leagues as well who are looking for some pop off the wire should consider adding Cron now.
Ruben Tejada / 2B / SS / 3B / New York Mets / 8%
Tejada doesn’t hit home
- Ruben Amaro Wasn't Nuts for Turning Down the Padres
for anybody. It would've been an opportunity for Ruben Amaro to just get this over with before spring training. Hamels has a little more value to a team like the Padres than, say, the Red Sox, because San
- Ruben Tejada: How Much More Can He Do?
In real life, Ruben Tejada had a decent season, especially at his cost. For a half mill, the Mets got a player that put up average defense at a premium position. He added a stick that was only eight
- Effectively Wild Episode 248: Bartolo Colon and the PED Question/Ruben Amaro and Prospect Rankings
Ben and Sam talk about whether it's ever fair to suspect that a player is taking PEDs, then discuss Ruben Amaro's comments about public prospect rankings.
- Ruben Tejada and Omar Infante: Waiver Wire for the Middle Infield
Ruben Tejada, NYM |2B, SS| Ownership: Yahoo - 7.0% ESPN - 3.1%
As the season was getting started, there really wasn't much to like about Tejada for fantasy purposes. There's virtually
- Ruben Amaro Jr. Says Teams “Over-Covet” Prospects; Is He Right?
Many are questioning the thought process behind Ruben Amaro Jr. standing pat at the non-waiver trade deadline. The Phillies have a lot of veterans under fairly large contracts. According
- Effectively Wild Episode 259: Cricket's Replay Review Controversy/Revisiting Ruben Amaro's Offseason Moves/The Ethics of Cruz, Peralta, and PEDs
Ben and Sam discuss a cricket replay review controversy, a few of Ruben Amaro's regrettable moves, and the suspensions of Jhonny Peralta and Nelson Cruz.
- Justin Upton's Future
Jose Reyes - All-Star
Alex Rodriguez - Hall Of Famer
Gary Sheffield - All-Star/Maybe HOF
Ruben Sierra - Useful Role Player
B.J. Upton - All-Star
Justin Upton - ?
That's a ridiculous list